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diego county. >> new reports about whether the united states has early warnings about the attack in libya. the one that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other embassy workers. ktvu alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with an alarming report suggesting the u.s. should have done more to protect them. alison. >> reporter: first, dave, u.s. embassies around the world today are bracing for more protests and violence. the british newspaper the independent is reporting the u.s. state department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in benghazi but no warnings were given to diplomats there. four americans were killed in the attack. including chris stevens. california senator dianne feinstein says investigations are under way into the man that made the antiislamic film that has sparked such a furry. >> concerning the individual who did this very obnoxious 12 minute preview of some very stupid movie and wrong headed movie. and he may well not be who he is claimed to be either. >> reporter: politico reports this morning u.s. officials are fl
-elected. >> -- barack obama to be the next president of the united states and i proudly -- >> -- delegates that president obama needed four more years to continue repairing the economy. coming up more highlights from president clinton and the big conclusion set for tonight. >>> twitter is reporting a record number of tweets from the two political conventions. during the 2008 there was a total of 360,000 tweets. so far this year twitter is close to 9 million tweets for the two conventions combined. there are also more google searches and blogs about the conventions being recorded. >> wow. >> that is how people communicate now. >> it is. 5:07. tara is back to get you to where you need to go. another brush fire. >> yeah, we had one earlier there earlier in oakland and now there is a brush fire on 80 eastbound near the carquinez bridge so it is a developing situation. we will keep you posted. >>> the east shore freeway 80 westbound those headlights seems like traffic is moving along nicely, a look at 880 near the coliseum shows traffic flowing well in both directions, finally san mateo bridge,
in the united states but several new reports suggest there is more work to be done. we will hear more on that coming up to our live washington d.c. bureau. >>> also paying tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. this is new video from new zealand. first responders said prayers for those who paid the ultimate price. it is the year that new zealand's service and the american club of christ's church marked 9/11. >>> overnight, the chp is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash one that shut down east bay oakland for a while. witnesses are ared seeing the wreckage in the left lane of 580 right near the on ramp. they actually used their cars blocking off the crash scene until the police arrived. the man in his 060s died of his injuries and the cause of that crash continues. >>> they are looking to release radioactive contamination. u.s. navy contractors may have mishandled contaminated material. the navy is now preparing to transfer the former station over to san francisco for a new housing development at a cost of $105 million but everything depends on whether deadlines are met includi
the united states where he has a complaint with the world trade organization over china's trade practices. he alleges china is abusing trade laws by imposing more than $3 billion in duties on u.s. auto exports. and the elementary school in menlo park will be back in class after that fire destroyed one of the classrooms and some other trailers. volunteers spent this weekend taking out debris and cleaning out supplies. investigators believe that fire was started by a damaged electrical cord. >>> a vigil was held to mark six months since sierra lamar disappeared. family friends and volunteers released pal loans with mess a dark balloons with messages for sierra lemar and her mother says facebook helped the family cope during this difficult time. >> i appreciate hearing from everybody and it has really helped to console us as a family. >> sierra lemar disappeared on march 16th while walking to school and people continue to search for her every saturday. the man accused of murdering her will return to court next week. antolin garcia-torres will enter a plea, police believe she was murdered. antoli
representative of the united states. as you mentioned he grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. steven and three others were killed in a rocket attack on the american consulate. their deaths came as protestors angry about an online film that is offensive to islam attacked u.s. compounds in libya and egypt. pictures from the scene are on cnn this morning and one analyst says he believes the killings are part of a plot against the u.s.. >> they not only attack the embassy but they have someone laying in wait to attack the ambassadors car. it's more than just a crowd going after attacking about a film. >> reporter: of course there are a lot of unanswered questions this morning like who is responsible, why wasn't there better security? we will be pushing for answers for you here on ktvu. reporting live from washington, alison burns. >>> in egypt outrage over that film sparked violence at the u.s. embassy there. protestors climbed the embassy wall and grabbed the flag and replaced it with a egyptian flag. >>> ktvu tara moriarty is in alameda where the red cross is on the scene to he
your nomination for president of the united states. >> and it is better than it was when president barack obama was elected. >> without a change in leadership why would the last four years be different than any other years. >> a foreign policy with he cancos of the cold war and policies that brought us the great recession. >> now the president will be continuing his road to charlotte, and today he will be in ohio and he will tour the devastation left by hurricane isaac, pam, back to you. >>> and paul ryan is campaigning just 230 miles from where the democrats are campaigning. mitt romney is at home in new hampshire and he is practicing for the three debates that are coming up in the weeks ahead. >>> a fraternity has now been suspended after the pledge of a freshman. a university spokesperson said that he started pleasanting last week, they believe hazing or that will be responsible for his death. they are suspending any information until the investigation is complete. >> officers can perform traffic stops and now currently a third of officers are trained for bike pat crows. >>> the
, six feet tall and thin, with thin graying hair. >>> united states temporarily is closing down one of its cons late in indonesia. more than 100 protesters protested in front of that embassy. both groups are demanding the obama administration punish the makers of that movie called i sense of -- innocence of muslims. thousands of muslims have been protesting for the last week. they are considered mostly symbolic since the people are outside of egypt and will not travel to face charges. some analysts say the charges will be an attempt to curb the anger over that movie. >>> the wife of the presidential nominee is now talking about her husband's controversial statement in a secretly recorded video. >> if you listen to everything that he does say, he is talking about what we are facing in america right now. >> coming up at 5:15, going live to the washington d.c. bureau how mitt romney campaign continues to do damage control. >>> starting today, they can register online with some county websites as well. you will need a california driver's license and id card so you can verify driver's li
will be the main focus. we will tell you how the iranian leader is responding to new threats from the united states. >>> in the meantime a new mosque will be built in santa clara county. county approval has been given to build on monterey street. the approval process has been a hard one. a lot of people turned out for this meeting and many others about the mosque. although many are supporting it, others worry the plans to build a cemetery at the site could contaminate ground water. county supervisors say the cordova center has passed every requirement. >>> the nfl has upheld the controversial call on monday night sea hawks-packers game. this last chance hail mary pass was a touchdown but the nfl also said it shouldn't have counted because sea hawks receiver should have been called for offensive pass interference for pushing packers corner back sam shields. >> the san francisco giants say they have no plans to add milky cabreras name to the roster. cabrera who was suspended for 50 games for substance abuse last month. he will be able to rejoin if the team advances to the world series. cabrera can st
coming into the port. now the united states is monitoring the situation. >>> there are reports connecting the attack in libya to al-qaeda. there's a growing controversy about why american diplomats were not protected better. allison? >> reporter: u.s. officials say their investigation is evolving and they're learning more every day about who was behind that attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed four diplomats, including the u.s. am am. >> u.s -- intelligent officials believe the weapons were provided and most of the fighters. top officials say there was some intelligence ahead of the attack about terror groups in benghazi. >> there was nothing specific and certainly not a specific threat to the consulate that i'm aware of. >> now the obama administration is under fierce criticism from republicans for not doing more to protect u.s. diplomats in libya and how it's managed this crisis. i will have more on that during my next update. allison burns, ktvu news. >>> following up on a tip of the death of jimmy hoffa almost 40 years ago. today police will take soil samples. a man dyin
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